F.C. Pushes for Hearing to Bring Back W. Broad’s 3T Bus Service

July 6, 2016 7:47 PM0 comments

Falls Church City Manager Wyatt Shields confirmed to the News-Press today that the City will formally request a public hearing be established by the board of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority at its next meeting on July 21 for purposes of reinstating the 3T bus line that ran through the heart of the City but was abruptly terminated late last month.

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Heavy Rains Fail to Halt F.C. 4th of July Readings, Fireworks

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Despite heavy rains throughout the day, Falls Church City and its citizens celebrated Independence Day with readings at Falls Church’s City Hall at noon and fireworks at George Mason High School in the evening.

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TD Bank in Falls Church Robbed on July 5

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A man who claimed to have an explosive device in his backpack robbed a TD Bank, located at 6198 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, at around 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 5, according to the Fairfax County Police Department. According to police, the man demanded money after claiming that he had an explosive […]

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Winning F.C. Lottery Ticket is 1 of 3 Set to Expire

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One of three winning Virginia Lottery tickets worth $50,000 set to expire on Tuesday, July 12 was bought at a store in Falls Church, according to a press release from the Virginia Lottery. According to the Virginia Lottery, a winning lottery ticket was purchased at La Bodega Supermarket, located at […]

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Pavement Reconstruction Begins in City of F.C.

July 5, 2016 4:53 PM0 comments

Falls Church road crews began a series of pavement reconstruction projects on both the east and west ends of the City today, which are expected to last until mid-September. Affected areas on the east end include Roosevelt Blvd. from Wilson Blvd. to City limits at N. 11th Rd. and on the west end, […]

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City of Falls Church Moves Forward with Play Streets Program

July 1, 2016 10:00 AM0 comments

Playing in the street was what parents used to do when they were kids, but they won’t let their children do that now, or not many will. Andrea Caumont is a lifelong Falls Church resident who lives in the same house where she grew up, where she used to ride […]

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F.C. Schools Revise Downward Plans for Mt. Daniel

June 29, 2016 6:18 PM0 comments

Falls Church School Superintendent Dr. Toni Jones submitted Wednesday a formal revision for plans to renovate and expand the Mt. Daniel Elementary School just outside the F.C. city limits in Fairfax County, the News-Press has learned. After meeting with representatives of the McLean Citizens Association last week, the new submission to the […]

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F.C. Episcopal Donates $3K to Mason High Band

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The historic Falls Church Episcopal Church has donated $3,000 to the George Mason High School Band Boosters to support lessons, instrument rentals and other “out of pocket” services young music students might not be able to afford, according to a church announcement. The money was raised as part of the […]

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WMATA Chief in F.C.: ‘We Want to Develop at West F.C. Metro Station’

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High-powered Washington, D.C.-based leaders of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority crossed the Potomac to bring their crisp black business suits and impeccable hairdos to the Falls Church City Council’s public business meeting Monday to provide an articulate briefing and take questions from the public on the Metro Rail System’s disruptive but necessary “SafeTrack” program of dangerously overdue repair work.

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F.C. Citizens Protest as 2 Bus Routes Discontinued on Rt. 7

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Just as massive disruptions of Metrorail service are impacting the region, due to the so-called “SafeTrack” program to repair the vastly outdated system, the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit System has abruptly terminated two of its three bus service lines along Route 7 between the West and East Falls Church Metro stations in the City of Falls Church.

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